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Yes indeed on Gorilla tape. I always keep it and regular duct tape on hand, and have come to know that if I want a fix to last a looong time, and there's a lot of heat to contend with, then Gorilla is the better option.
Just thinking of how you might speed things up, esp. if you're cutting several bottles: Once you get a bit of crack going in the bottle, stop and dip it in water. Then put it in the freezer while you go to the next bottle. Only a little water will get into that crack, but when water freezes, it expands! That may convince your bottles to crack faster in the long run.
What's ATF? I looked it up and got "Federal Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, and Firearms." That ain't it, right?
OK: Automatic transmission fluid.
I remember that from my tour to the Colosseum in Rome: Only male urine because there were no restrooms for women there(!), and only from the upper class patrons, who had separate public toilets with troughs where the urine was collected. They thought that richer men would be eating better, and thus, has "better" urine. I can't imagine that they didn't regularly have plenty bacteria in their mix!
Nice idea! For sizing, remember: Because of their dislocatable "shoulders," rodents can squeeze through teeny holes. Mice can fit through a hole the size of a dime. Rats can fit through a hole the size of a quarter.
$10 Smartphone to digital microscope conversion!